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Speed Symbol by Element

Name the symbol to each element. And hurry.
Quiz by Kvkq
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First submittedMarch 1, 2013
Last updatedJuly 16, 2017
Times taken32,494
Rating4.72
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Element
Hydrogen
H
Helium
He
Lithium
Li
Beryllium
Be
Boron
B
Carbon
C
Nitrogen
N
Oxygen
O
Fluorine
F
Neon
Ne
Sodium
Na
Magnesium
Mg
Aluminium
Al
Silicon
Si
Phosphorous
P
Sulfur
S
Chlorine
Cl
Argon
Ar
Potassium
K
Calcium
Ca
Element
Scandium
Sc
Titanium
Ti
Vanadium
V
Chromium
Cr
Manganese
Mn
Iron
Fe
Cobalt
Co
Nickel
Ni
Copper
Cu
Zinc
Zn
Gallium
Ga
Germanium
Ge
Arsenic
As
Selenium
Se
Bromine
Br
Krypton
Kr
Rubidium
Rb
Strontium
Sr
Yttrium
Y
Zirconium
Zr
Element
Niobium
Nb
Molybdenum
Mo
Technetium
Tc
Ruthenium
Ru
Rhodium
Rh
Palladium
Pd
Silver
Ag
Cadmium
Cd
Indium
In
Tin
Sn
Antimony
Sb
Tellurium
Te
Iodine
I
Xenon
Xe
Cesium
Cs
Barium
Ba
Lanthanum
La
Cerium
Ce
Praseodymium
Pr
Neodymium
Nd
Element
Promethium
Pm
Samarium
Sm
Europium
Eu
Gadolinium
Gd
Terbium
Tb
Dysprosium
Dy
Holmium
Ho
Erbium
Er
Thulium
Tm
Ytterbium
Yb
Lutetium
Lu
Hafnium
Hf
Tantalum
Ta
Tungsten
W
Rhenium
Re
Osmium
Os
Iridium
Ir
Platinum
Pt
Gold
Au
Mercury
Hg
Element
Thallium
Tl
Lead
Pb
Bismuth
Bi
Polonium
Po
Astatine
At
Radon
Rn
Francium
Fr
Radium
Ra
Actinium
Ac
Thorium
Th
Protactinium
Pa
Uranium
U
Neptunium
Np
Plutonium
Pu
Americium
Am
Curium
Cm
Berkelium
Bk
Californium
Cf
Einsteinium
Es
Element
Fermium
Fm
Mendelevium
Md
Nobelium
No
Lawrencium
Lr
Rutherfordium
Rf
Dubnium
Db
Seaborgium
Sg
Bohrium
Bh
Hassium
Hs
Meitnerium
Mt
Darmstadtium
Ds
Roentgenium
Rg
Copernicium
Cn
Nihonium
Nh
Flerovium
Fl
Moscovium
Mc
Livermorium
Lv
Tennessine
Ts
Oganesson
Og
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level 76
Mar 1, 2013
wonderful quiz! thanks!!
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level 69
Mar 19, 2013
Easier than expected. However, I still missed quite a few. The columns were just barely too tall to fit on my screen without having to scroll down to see the endings. I should have closed some of my toolbars.
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level 33
Oct 4, 2015
One can always hit control minus to make the contents of the page smaller!
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level 56
Mar 11, 2019
Command + minus for a Mac :)
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level 53
May 7, 2019
Or hold control and use the mouse scroll wheel
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level 20
Mar 19, 2013
Love the quiz. It's a pity only 5% got Mendelevium, named after the person who invented the periodic table!
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level 48
Dec 5, 2014
Most people probably just didn't get that far.
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level 72
Mar 19, 2013
Most of it is people just not having enough time (the percentages decrease the farther down you go in the table). I know all of these but only got 87. Definitely could have finished with an extra minute, but I accept the challenge to finish in only 3!
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level 58
Dec 16, 2017
It's called Speed Symbol by Element for a reason. The key word is speed.
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level 36
Mar 19, 2013
Agreed with Cork - this needs about 30-45 sec more time. I would have gotten them all, but ran out.
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level 76
Mar 19, 2013
Agreed, very fun quiz but more time is needed - can't get to the end even if you know all the answers.
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level 66
Aug 25, 2015
Surely the whole point of this is to do it quickly. I got 112 on my second go before the time ran out, missing 6. I would say that it is doable for me to complete it in the time given.
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level 58
Jun 3, 2019
As I have stated before, the key word is SPEED.
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level 15
Mar 19, 2013
Fun
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level 57
Mar 19, 2013
needs more time... maybe a little too speedy
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level 40
Mar 19, 2013
omg! i did it! finally! with only two seconds left!!!!
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level 75
Mar 19, 2013
I agree - it needs more time.
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level 20
Mar 20, 2013
I agree need more time, had to scroll down the browser a couple of times, sure most people know gold but the percentage getting it doesn't peek as people are just doing them in order
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level 51
Mar 24, 2013
I get it was a speed test. I needed more time. Still beat or equaled 77%.
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level 38
Mar 31, 2013
92% not bad
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level 67
Sep 12, 2013
Booyah, got 'em all on the first try. Great quiz!
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level 83
Sep 19, 2013
*Rolls eyes at inclusion of the Ununs* Gotta love element Onehundredeighteenium...
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level 58
Jun 3, 2019
good thing they got renamed then.
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level 40
Mar 6, 2014
I got 76 on my first try (in order). Didn't help that autocomplete kept trying to complete phrases for me based on the element symbols I typed in...
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level 32
Apr 11, 2014
100% without the timer!
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level 65
Apr 12, 2014
That would be called cheating, and is in fact frowned upon in most countries, including JetPunk.
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level 15
Jun 25, 2014
Then why would they give us an option to not use the timer?
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level 65
Jun 25, 2014
Why would you not use the timer. That would be cheating and is in fact frowned upon in most countries, including JetPunk.
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level 75
Aug 24, 2015
The only time I stop the timer is when I get a phone call or a visitor in the middle of a quiz. Did I read somewhere that stopping the timer keeps that quiz from counting on the stats? Or did I dream that?
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level 58
Aug 24, 2015
Doesn't matter. The new design doesn't let you stop the timer. You can pause the timer, but only three times per quiz.
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level ∞
Aug 24, 2015
You can stop it. In fact, that option is right below the pause timer option. Don't know how you could miss it.
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level 58
Aug 29, 2015
Must've been blinded when I said that then... or am very similar to eric29cocoanuts
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level 28
Apr 16, 2014
TUNGSTEN
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level 50
Aug 19, 2014
WOLFRAM. Old name. Hence the symbol, 'W'.
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level 50
Aug 19, 2014
And.... 33 seconds left! *cheers* *confetti* *flashing lights* *disco balls*(what, who doesn't like a disco ball?)*bows* Thank you, thank you very much.
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level 48
Nov 13, 2014
Love the quiz! Got them all with just 1 second left.
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level 48
Nov 13, 2014
I don't think I've ever seen a popular quiz where 100% of all quiz takers got one of the answers correct.
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level 48
Dec 5, 2014
I know, right? Even quizzes like the Periodic Table and the Countries of the World's top answers are always 99% or 98%.
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level 73
Nov 29, 2014
Ran out of time for the last 5!
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level 27
Mar 19, 2015
Thank you Kquilikquiit this quiz has shown me one of my weaknesses. I shall now train away this weakness and become even stronger.
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level 73
Apr 2, 2015
Finished with 5 seconds left, brilliant quiz!
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level 45
Apr 26, 2015
21 sec left
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level 62
Aug 24, 2015
Great quiz, knew all of them but it took me 3 attempts to get them done in the time limit!
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level 66
Aug 24, 2015
I get a really weird result:
You scored 118/125 = 100%.
This beats or equals 100% of test takers
How is it possible to get 118 out of 125 and to have 100%?
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level ∞
Aug 24, 2015
This bug has been fixed. :)
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level 76
Aug 25, 2015
Hi, Quizmaster.... Even after reading your comment above regarding being able to stop the timer it still took me 10 minutes to find it. The unlabeled gray box with the tiny arrow does not cry out "click me", and I never even noticed it was there. And once I had finally found it, I still didn't see the words "Stop Timer" so I thought you were pulling our legs. It took another minute to realize that "Take Untimed" was the option I was looking for since I was still doggedly searching for the words "Stop Timer". Otherwise I like the new format.
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level 66
Sep 10, 2015
Finally 100%, after like 10 tries
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level 23
Oct 15, 2015
Hang on, you missed out Tungsten [W] Please add xx
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level 23
Oct 15, 2015
My bad. Tungsten is there. *derp*
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level 49
Feb 18, 2016
Man, that is hard to complete in that short a time! I know my elements, but not NEARLY that well!
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level 21
Apr 12, 2016
Finally able to finish with 6s left on 3rd attempt. Got 17 left on 1st try, and 9 left on 2nd try.
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level 21
Apr 12, 2016
I think adding more time is appropriate, though
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level 49
Jun 18, 2016
18 left the first time, 1:03 left the second
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level 33
Jul 7, 2016
Got to Meitnerium, haven't picked up on chemistry in so long.
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level 27
Nov 4, 2016
I got it on my second try! It took me a bit to remember some of them, but on the second try I got them first time through, no backspace! I rate this quiz 10/10 for adding the new elements too!
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level 62
Dec 10, 2016
Time to update this quiz.
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level 54
Dec 25, 2016
Great quiz, esp with the time pressure
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level 18
Jan 14, 2017
Update the names. 117 is Tennesine and 118 is Oganesson, can't remember 115 doe
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level 58
May 23, 2017
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level 62
Jun 2, 2017
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level 67
Feb 12, 2017
This needs updating to change the 4 new elements to the given names- Oganesson, Nihonium, Moscovium, & Tennessine. The periodic table quiz has the new names.
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level ∞
Jul 16, 2017
Updated
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level 51
Nov 5, 2017
This quiz needs more time! It shouldn't turn into a quiz based on testing how quickly people can hit keys - it should be testing knowledge - so the time window needs to reflect this better.
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level 59
Dec 16, 2017
To anyone who says this quiz should give more time: it's called "Speed Symbol by Element" for a reason.
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level 64
Dec 16, 2017
Guess I'm just not fast enough. I just got all the stable elements (including the quasi-stable bismuth) plus Technetium and Promethium before the time ran out.
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level 43
Dec 16, 2017
Ran out of time, didn't get a single one wrong though, an extra 30 seconds wouldn't hurt
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level 58
Dec 16, 2017
All these people complaining about time when the word 'speed' is in the title of the quiz. S m h.
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level 39
Dec 16, 2017
S O D I U M C H O L R I D E
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level 57
Jan 30, 2018
Did it on my 3rd try with 0:07 seconds left!
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level 53
Aug 2, 2018
Got to Rhenium when I ran out of time
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level 59
Dec 20, 2018
Is it even possible to get them all in time? No room for typos and you d have to be a speed typer. And yes I know it is a timed quiz ( and therefore it should be hard to get them all in time, but still i would say it could use some more time. Cause at full speed without typos it would still be a close call, which would turn it into a typing contest. I would say ther would have to be atleast 10 secs reserved for typos, or thinking. And scrolling to make it fit into your screen...)
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level 56
Mar 11, 2019
Only missed Tin (Sn), Antimony (Sb), Mercury (Hg - I should've known that one) and Tungsten (W). For most of the others I simply typed in the first letter of the full name of the element and then the next letter; if that did not work I deleted that letter and typed in the next letter in the name. Later on in the quiz I often skipped the second letter if it was a vowel (directly moving on to a consonant.
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level 56
Mar 11, 2019
And I did the above quickly, of course.
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level 39
Apr 16, 2019
I really don't agree with the people who need more time. I know that I know the elements better than some people, but I ended with 43 seconds going at a leisurely pace. If you can't finish in time, chances are you need to brush up a tad. I know that if this was sporcle, I'd be voted into the ground, but I honestly feel like this is a git gud situation.